Part-Time Project Technical Assistant

Miami Dade College
Wolfson Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Job Title: Part-Time Project Technical Assistant
Location: Wolfson Campus
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 1003281
Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - Support Staff




$11.90 - $20.58


Campus Network Services

Reports To

Manager, Campus Network Services

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status


First Review Date

May 11, 2022

Job Summary

The Part-time Project Technical Assistant works directly with Faculty, Department Chairpersons and Associate Deans to provide information technology, computer processing and educational technology resources and equipment to Faculty, Staff and Students.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manages and maintains Local Area Network (LAN)/Wide Area Networks (WAN) Operations
  • Supports the coding, debugging and testing of Local Area Network (LAN) /Wide Area Networks (WAN) Operations
  • Performs coding, debugging, and testing of software when given program specifications for a particular task or problem
  • Confers with department heads, supervisors and/or representatives of departments to clarify software intent and programming requirements
  • Implements systems and trains end users
  • Provides support and assistance to users
  • Develops product knowledge and personal expertise and proficiency in system usage
  • Sets up and supervises computer networks for administrative and academic purposes
  • Maintains the administrative and academic networks
  • Installs new application software on the network and trains end users
  • Downloads files and data from the college mainframe computer (IBM 3081 KX)
  • Implements TCP/IP on the LAN/WAN to provide Internet Access to the LAN/WAN users
  • Supervises student assistant
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements
  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science from a regionally accredited institution and two (2) years of computer operations experience with intensive knowledge of ( LAN ) computer environments and programming; or any equivalent combination of experience and education
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge of Novel network systems
  • Working knowledge of MVS/JCI operating system
  • Knowledge of 4 GL computer language
  • Knowledge of C programming language
  • Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to support the needs of the Campus
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
Additional Requirements

The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and reference check process.


Since we opened our doors in 1960, the educators at Miami Dade College have focused on providing quality and innovative educational opportunities to every member of our community desiring a higher education. Our goal is a simple one, to ensure the success of our students and increase the strength of our communities.

Today, Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 170,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. We also offer numerous Community Education classes as well as online credit classes through the Virtual College.  Specialized and advanced educational opportunities include the prestigious New World School of the Arts, The Honors College and our Dual Enrollment Program.

With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.

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